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Rashida Beal
Rashida  Beal

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Germantown, Wis.

High School:
Germantown HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
Defender


12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

07/08/2015

72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.

10/09/2014

Stainbrook Leads Gophers to 3-1 Victory

Taylor Stainbrook scores two goals to help lift Minnesota over Nebraska

10/08/2014

The Underclassmen Takeover

One-year veterans and fresh faces steal the Minnesota soccer spotlight

09/08/2013

Gophers vs Ole Miss

Women's Soccer Action

02/06/2013

Rashida Beal

Rashida Beal

2016 | SENIOR SEASON 
Voted Most Valuable Defensive Player by team • Named NSCAA Second Team All-American • B1G Defender of the Year • named to All-Big Ten First Team • named to the All-Great Lakes Region First Team • selected as Academic All-American by CoSIDA • named Academic All-District by CoSIDA • starting defender in each game this season.

2015 | JUNIOR SEASON 
Listed as No. 18 on TopDrawerSoccer.com Women's Conference Top 20 • named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region/Central • selected to the All-Great Lakes Region Second Team • named Academic All-Big Ten • starting defender in each game during the season • played in the W-League with the Seattle Sounders.

2014 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Started as a defender in each game this season • credited with first season and career assist to during the victory over Nebraska • notched one shot on goal during the 1-0 victory over Marquette.

2013 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in 16 games • played defense in three of the four conference shutouts • made an appearance in the Gophers Big Ten Conference Tournament game versus Nebraska • made her road game debut in the Gophers victory over Iowa State • first home appearance was during the season opener against Toledo.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
All-Conference 2011 • All-Area Second Team 2011 • All-State: Best of the Rest 2011 • voted team's Defensive MVP 2011 • two-time letterwinner • also a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society • played for North Shore United • two-time WI State Club Champion (2010, 2012) • four-time WI State Cup Finalists (2011-2013) • 2012 Region 2 Finalists • National League Competitors 2012-13 • ranked No. 1 in state for four years.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Christine and Lamont Beal • has five siblings (Dante, Tremane, Ashley, Abbey, Zahn) • born Nov. 18, 1994 • majoring in Psychology.

Rashida Beal's Career Statistics
Season GP G A PTS SH SOG
2016 23 0 0 0 1 0
2015 22 0 0 0 0 0
2014 20 0 1 1 1 1
2013 16 0 0 0 1 1
Career Totals 81 0 1 1 3 2

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